The Kelp Vine

Pacific Seaweeds: Awards and Features

March 22, 2017

Pacific Seaweeds was spotted at the Hopkins Marine Station Library in California. Thank you to Steven Litvin for the photo. Pacific Seaweeds was awarded honorable mention in the 2016 National… Learn More

Kelp’s gift to Gastronomy.

March 16, 2017

Umami, the 5th basic food taste! Umami, which joins the basic tastes of salty, sour, sweet, and bitter, was first suggested as a unique taste by the Japanese chemist Kiksunae… Learn More

Louis Druehl honoured with diatom Genus name!

January 17, 2017

Louis Druehl, co-author of Pacific Seaweeds and author of Cedar Salmon and Weed, is honoured by having a genus of diatoms named after him: Druehlago cuneata (-ago from agere, to… Learn More